This Proto-Uralic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Uralic edit

Noun edit


  1. war

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Samoyedic: *såjə- (to wage war)
  • Ugric:
    • >? Hungarian: szid (to scold)
  • Mari:
  • Mordvinic:
  • >? Proto-Samic: *čuδē (enemy, persecutor) (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Finnic: *sota (war) (see there for further descendants)

References edit

  • Aikio, Ante. 2002. "New and Old Samoyed Etymologies". Finnisch-Ugrische Forschungen 57, pp. 9–57.
  • Rédei, Károly (1986–88) Uralisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Uralic Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó

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